Team Lead Backend Development (m/f/d)

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… a Team Lead Backend Development (m/f/d) at our main development location in Dresden or in Berlin. You will organize and develop a team of 4 (and growing) backend developers building a distributed and highly scalable application composed of multiple services serving millions of requests per day. As an expert in your field, you both develop new features as well as support the continuous advancement of processes and tooling inside your own team.

– Take responsibility for the growth and development of your teams and help everyone around you to get better every day. You give sound, thoughtful advice that is not self-interested and which reflects an understanding of the strengths, skills, and aspirations of each individual team member.
– Requirement analysis in close collaboration Product Management colleagues to find pragmatic and lean solutions to user stories and epics.
– Architectural design creation, TDD setup, and solution implementation.
– Continuously improve the quality, reliability and performance of core services and components.
– Question everything we do – we are looking forward to be challenged and to learn from your past experiences.
– Option to also work on the vueJS frontend – not required, but might be a change in pace from time to time.

– 5+ years of professional experience, with a proven track record of shipping highly scalable and robust Backend systems. We use Java Enterprise, but your person is more important than exact tech-stack match. Don’t hold back on getting in touch even if you used Python/Ruby/nodeJS/C#/etc mostly in the past.
– (First) experiences in leading and growing a dev team.
– Experience in designing APIs that you’d be happy to support forever.
– Experience in building and deploying systems on top of AWS and/or GCP.
– Experience in supporting a live service environment.
– Strong communication skills in English.
– You prefer discussing big architectural decisions within your team before starting to implement and don’t mind a pairing session where it makes sense.

– An international, diverse and inclusive corporate culture with flat hierarchies as well as open and cordial cooperation.
– Lean, agile and highly dynamic working environment with varied activities and plenty of room for creativity and co-creation of our common path
– Continuous development through regular feedback, workshops and an individual career plan.
– Flexible working time models, trust-based working hours, mobile working arrangements as well as the possibility of a sabbatical.
– Legendary team events and celebrations.
– Daily fresh fruit, vegetables & yoghurt as well as a tea and coffee flat rate with your favourite milk (vegan-friendly).
– Family-friendly – bring your child and dog to the office.
– Modern and playful office in the city centre with modern technical equipment – also for your home office.
– Corporate benefits – get exclusive discounts at various providers.